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Mikea Turner


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Recent articles by Mikea:

2 Montford Point Marines reflect on journey at segregated boot camp

The National Montford Point Marine Association is still trying to identify thousands of marines who haven't received a congressional gold medal. → Read More

Owner of popular coffee shop in Old Town Manassas inspires others through new book

The book, "On the Other Side of my Dream" can be purchased on Amazon. → Read More

Professional track runner from Bowie gives back to local student athletes

"If you have a passion, I believe you should do it," Asha Ruth, professional American sprinter, says. → Read More

Celebrity pastry chef to hold baking class for kids

The three-hour class is called "The Royal Prince and Princess Baking Class With SugaChef," and is coming to Hyatsville. → Read More

New Maryland program hopes to change the conversation about mental health

'Step Forward' raises awareness about the available resources for those struggling with their mental health. → Read More

'Ms. Wheelchair Maryland' 2019 to compete for national title

Wanda Hawkins-Barber was involved in an accident that snapped her spinal cord over a decade ago. She's been an advocate for people with disabilities ever since. → Read More

Cannabis for pets? Owners turn to hemp oil to help their pets relieve pain

Owners are turning to cannabis-based products to help pets with anxiety and pain relief. While some say it's working, experts say "Be careful." → Read More

Law enforcement career fair comes to Prince George's County

There are more than 500 job openings across the region. More than 50 agencies will be at the third annual career fair on May 10. → Read More

Click here to help the Gemmell family build their playground

Ken Gemmell and his daughter, Arabelle, are trying to raise $100,000 for a new playground at Griffith Park at City Hall in Gaithersburg to honor his late wife and two sons killed when a plane crashed into their home four years ago → Read More

Women in Science Girls' Camp closes gap between men, women in STEAM fields

The STEAM camp is for high school girls, and the application deadline is Sunday. → Read More

Safe driving campaign to launch in Prince George's County after increase in deadly crashes

The State's Attorney is launching a 'Drive Focused, Sober and Safe' campaign April 27. → Read More

Local musician shares story of heart attack after performance

'I may not have been here,' Hagans said. → Read More

Maryland schools to get boost in education funding

The Maryland General Assembly approves the state budget, which includes billions of dollars in education funding over the next decade. → Read More

Jazz Concert to Help First Generation College Students Attend College

The non-profit, First Generation College Bound, Inc, is hosting a jazz concert at Laurel High School Sunday to support more than 100 students in its program. → Read More

Life off the gridiron: NFL players getting workplace experience in special program

The 2019 NFLPA Externship Program is underway and providing 66 players with workplace experience across 27 organizations in the U.S. → Read More

New transitional home to open for homeless women in Prince George's County

A local non-profit will be offering emergency housing for homeless teens and women beginning April 1. → Read More

Local cardiologist explains importance of heart health

Some of the risk factors for heart disease include: obesity, diabetes, excessive alcohol use, lack of exercise and a bad diet. → Read More

Local empowerment program turns young girls into princesses for the day

The event is part of an outreach program under the organization Building Hope Inc., which offers empowerment programs for children and the community → Read More

Former TV reporter raises awareness about heart disease after heart attack at 36

Jennifer Donelan used to tell stories for a living as a TV news reporter. Now, she is sharing her own in hopes of getting women to take charge of their health. → Read More

Remembering Jaelynn Willey almost one year later

Last March, a 17-year-old gunman took the life of Jaelynn Willey, 16, in the hallway at Great Mills High. Her mother remembers her almost one year later. → Read More